Refugee Council of Australia

Meet our Face-to-Face Speaker: Samah Shda

I arrived in Sydney Australia in 2019, after years of displacement and uncertainty. The aftermath of the 2003 war, sectarian violence and extremist radical groups pushed our family and many other families from religious...

#YearOfWelcome: May action

Thank you to all those who participated in our actions the last two months which involved reaching out to Federal politicians to call on them to ensure that there is #NobodyLeftBehind at this time.You can read more...

Face-to-Face Goes Digital

Live presentations from refugee speakers now on online platforms Since 2014, the Refugee Council of Australia has been bringing refugee speakers to schools in the greater Sydney and Melbourne regions to share their...

#YearOfWelcome: April action

A call to action from a woman seeking asylum affected by COVID-19 My name is Shanika. I am seeking asylum here in Australia and have been living here for about 2 years. I am on a bridging visa while I wait which allows...